If you are considering submitting an application to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN, the fee for the application is $40.
The following is an overiew of some of CHARLESTON SOUTHERN's admissions stats.
|CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||64%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||73%|
These are the application deadlines for Charleston Southern University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN does not offer early decision or early action.
It is moderately difficult to get into CHARLESTON SOUTHERN. CHARLESTON SOUTHERN evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, CHARLESTON SOUTHERN accepted 56% of students, approximately 2,323 from 4,125 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like CHARLESTON SOUTHERN, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by CHARLESTON SOUTHERN during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with CHARLESTON SOUTHERN for more information on admission factors.
To apply to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with CHARLESTON SOUTHERN's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
CHARLESTON SOUTHERN is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 64% of CHARLESTON SOUTHERN's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 73% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of CHARLESTON SOUTHERN students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of CHARLESTON SOUTHERN students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
To be most competitive at CHARLESTON SOUTHERN, you should strive to earn between 20 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for CHARLESTON SOUTHERN's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for CHARLESTON SOUTHERN students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in CHARLESTON SOUTHERN during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN?
❌ Students who are admitted to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does CHARLESTON SOUTHERN accept transfer credits?
✅ CHARLESTON SOUTHERN accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. CHARLESTON SOUTHERN accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does CHARLESTON SOUTHERN accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ CHARLESTON SOUTHERN accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN?
✅ CHARLESTON SOUTHERN is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is CHARLESTON SOUTHERN's acceptance rate?
✅ CHARLESTON SOUTHERN's acceptance rate is 56%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at CHARLESTON SOUTHERN?
❌ CHARLESTON SOUTHERN does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into CHARLESTON SOUTHERN? CHARLESTON SOUTHERN is a somewhat selective institution. The CHARLESTON SOUTHERN acceptance rate is 56%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to CHARLESTON SOUTHERN is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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